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    [Wingfoil Tutorial] Ideas for a successful 360!

    Turning is good, but slipping a few little tricks between the two rides is even better! Today foilmax offers you a tutorial on flying wingfoil 360. More difficult than it looks, this figure requires speed, good control of the height and a good time in the handling of the wings. Here we are!

    First of all, before you start, you need to master the jibe Before. If you want to review the theory, you can go to my link by clicking on the link in the attached file or the description.

    If possible, mastering the tack will also help, but it can also be a step in the360 learning. However, I have also included a link to my transfer tutorial in the video description.

    To launch your head in 360, if possible, opt for a flat body of water, it will be easier to easily manage the height during the maneuver.

    This maneuver will also be easier in moderate winds, such as 15-20 knots in 4m, so your speed may invalidate the true wind on the opposite pass.

    – Ideal for foil High Aspect 1500

    Do not dominate with your wing, because the opposite passage is more delicate.

    At the table level, no particular advice.

    As far as the foil is concerned, preferably High Aspect paper, not too small (it’s harder because you need a higher speed), not too big because it’s less manageable and you get out of the water faster. Around 1500 cm2 is not a bad compromise.

    • – Quickly navigate to your favorite location
    • – Check that the space is clean
    • – From bottom to bottom, as in a forehead

    Arrive fast and better with your supportive attitude, make sure you have enough space.

    Tear it down, like a nuisance in front.

    • – Complete course, your wing on the boat
    • – Turn the opposite edge down
    • – Turn the wing towards the back of the board
    • – Roll continuously with your back foot without giving up the front support (do not climb)

    Throughout the course, as you follow the curve, take advantage of the seemingly near-zero wind to overtake your kite and move the front edge well down and aft to counter the up-and-down wind. come. Lean to back up and turn around. Provide a little nudge. Hold the kite firmly backwards and if possible at a slight angle to the starting edge so that it does not look completely down. Follow the curve.

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    The curve is done with the back foot but the front support must not be left out to climb too high and stop.

    • – Looking at the wind, carry Wing above your head in the bed of the wind
    • – Maintain the front support to manage the height of flight

    When you arrive facing the wind, pull the Wing back above your head, giving it a slight angle of attack so as not to slow down. Keep good support for the front foot so it doesn’t kick back and manages the height of the paper. Always follow the curve.

    • – If you run out of speed with the pump legs
    • – Resume propulsion When the wind blows on the wing.

    Follow the curve, and if you run out of speed, start pumping with your legs until you catch wind, where you can catch wind on the Wing.

    • Here you are with the right tools to succeed in the 360, have a good trip!

    We estimate that the optimal kite size is between 1500 and 2400 cm², most often choose a 2000 cm² kite, although it will always depend on your profile, your equipment and the requirements of the course.

    How to steer on a wing foil?

    What are the basic techniques to start in wingfoil ?

    • Start at your knees, wing above your head. …
    • you take the support on the right wing, and place the first foot on the board. …
    • The pop had to take off and start flying.

    Which wing to start? To start with the paper kite, a mast of about 80 cm is ideal. the larger the area of ​​the front wing, the more promotion it creates to easily lift the practitioner. In terms of weight and materials, there are fiberglass, carbon and aluminum foil.

    How does a surf foil work?

    The foilboard works like an airplane. As the foil advances, the water molecules placed on top of the foil accelerate to reach the shorter side at the same time as those that have passed under the foil.

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